Signed: Cameron Sullivan-Brown's Well-Rounded Style is a Perfect Fit in State College

By Chris Grovich on February 1, 2017 at 10:28 am
Cameron Sullivan-Brown

Welcome to National Signing Day 2017 here at Roar Lions Roar. Make sure to check out all of our other Signing Day coverage today and in the coming days, and make sure to check out each profile of the newest Nittany Lions as they come in. (All photos you see below are courtesy of 247Sports)

Considered by Rivals and Scout to be the best 2017 wide receiver in Maryland, Cameron Sullivan-Brown committed to Penn State a few weeks after attending the 2016 Lasch Bash. He was the 12th commit of Penn State's class.

Cameron Sullivan-Brown
Position: Wide Receiver
Height/Weight: 6'1/180
High School: St. Vincent Pallotti (Md.)
247Composite Rank: ★★★(0.8640)
Positional Rank: No. 563 Overall, No. 84 Wide Receiver, No. 11 in Maryland
Commitment Date: July 29, 2016

Scouting Report

As you might expect from the number one receiver in a state, any state, Sullivan-Brown is a dominant athlete. CSB's highlight reel features him casually marauding through opposing defenses. He's a smooth route runner, tough in the air, and exceptionally comfortable with the ball in his hands. Yes, that sounds dumb and recruity, but look at the highlight video below and you'll see. He's silky.

Everything we've heard about Sullivan-Brown at Penn State is that he'll be a wide receiver. However, he's quite good on the defensive side of the ball with excellent instincts and aggression evident on film. Again, watch the highlights. Take a few minutes to appreciate him cold-smoking opposing wide receivers or returning an interception the length of the field for a touchdown. As a cornerback, he matched up very well against eventual Alabama wide receiver Trevon Diggs. At 6'1, he certainly fits the coaching staff's preference for larger corners.

(To repeat, nobody has said anything about him playing defense.)

Moving Forward

Sullivan-Brown is probably a red light, based on the number of wide receivers currently on the roster, including fellow freshman K.J. Hamler, who already has the advantage of early enrollment. Unless he's able to show something that a current receiver can't do, he's likely headed for a redshirt. Not the worst thing in the world, because he'll be an All-American defensive back in 2019 and 2020.


2017 Wide Receiver Scholarship Chart
2018 Commits
Saeed Blacknall
DeAndre Thompkins*
Brandon Polk*
Dae'Lun Darien*
Justin Shorter
DaeSean Hamilton*
Irvin Charles*
K.J. Hamler
Juwan Johnson*
Mac Hippenhammer
Cameron Sullivan-Brown

* denotes redshirt season taken

Welcome to Penn State, Cameron.